MAC and Bistro Award-winning vocalist Stearns Matthews will continue his ongoing series #RESIDENCY on Saturday, February 17th at 2 PM with Golden Ticket: The Songs of Leslie Bricusse (which will be reprised on April 4th at 7 PM).
The performance will pay tribute to prolific songwriters Leslie Bricusse, whose extensive catalog includes Stop the World—I Want to Get Off, The Roar of the Greasepaint—The Smell of the Crowd, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and Jekyll & Hyde. In addition to Bricusse’s many collaborations with composer Anthony Newley, Matthews will feature songs on which Bricusse collaborated with other composers, including Henry Mancini, John Barry and Cyril Ornadel. Music Director and pianist is pianist Warren Helms.
On March 13th at 7pm, Matthews will reprise, for one night only, his MAC Award-nominated show from 2016, Me and the Gershtwins with music provided by multi-instrumentalists, Adam and Matt Podd.
Tickets for all performances are available here. There is a $20 cover and a $20 food/beverage minimum (full dinner menu available). MAC members pay only a $15 cover.
The Laurie Beechman Theatre is located at 407 West 42nd Street (at Ninth Avenue), NYC